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Subject[PATCH 22/27] Lock down module params that specify hardware parameters (eg. ioport)
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Provided an annotation for module parameters that specify hardware
parameters (such as io ports, iomem addresses, irqs, dma channels, fixed
dma buffers and other types).

Suggested-by: Alan Cox <gnomes@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
---

kernel/params.c | 26 +++++++++++++++++++++-----
1 file changed, 21 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/kernel/params.c b/kernel/params.c
index 60b2d8101355..422979adb60a 100644
--- a/kernel/params.c
+++ b/kernel/params.c
@@ -108,13 +108,19 @@ bool parameq(const char *a, const char *b)
return parameqn(a, b, strlen(a)+1);
}

-static void param_check_unsafe(const struct kernel_param *kp)
+static bool param_check_unsafe(const struct kernel_param *kp,
+ const char *doing)
{
if (kp->flags & KERNEL_PARAM_FL_UNSAFE) {
pr_warn("Setting dangerous option %s - tainting kernel\n",
kp->name);
add_taint(TAINT_USER, LOCKDEP_STILL_OK);
}
+
+ if (kp->flags & KERNEL_PARAM_FL_HWPARAM &&
+ kernel_is_locked_down("Command line-specified device addresses, irqs and dma channels"))
+ return false;
+ return true;
}

static int parse_one(char *param,
@@ -144,8 +150,10 @@ static int parse_one(char *param,
pr_debug("handling %s with %p\n", param,
params[i].ops->set);
kernel_param_lock(params[i].mod);
- param_check_unsafe(&params[i]);
- err = params[i].ops->set(val, &params[i]);
+ if (param_check_unsafe(&params[i], doing))
+ err = params[i].ops->set(val, &params[i]);
+ else
+ err = -EPERM;
kernel_param_unlock(params[i].mod);
return err;
}
@@ -556,6 +564,12 @@ static ssize_t param_attr_show(struct module_attribute *mattr,
return count;
}

+#ifdef CONFIG_MODULES
+#define mod_name(mod) (mod)->name
+#else
+#define mod_name(mod) "unknown"
+#endif
+
/* sysfs always hands a nul-terminated string in buf. We rely on that. */
static ssize_t param_attr_store(struct module_attribute *mattr,
struct module_kobject *mk,
@@ -568,8 +582,10 @@ static ssize_t param_attr_store(struct module_attribute *mattr,
return -EPERM;

kernel_param_lock(mk->mod);
- param_check_unsafe(attribute->param);
- err = attribute->param->ops->set(buf, attribute->param);
+ if (param_check_unsafe(attribute->param, mod_name(mk->mod)))
+ err = attribute->param->ops->set(buf, attribute->param);
+ else
+ err = -EPERM;
kernel_param_unlock(mk->mod);
if (!err)
return len;
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